MANSFIELD — A private school in town is going forward with plans to relocate after years of effort.
The Hands-On Montessori School on Creeden Street, which educates a few dozen young students from area communities, is planning to move to a property at 19 Knight Way.
Planning board members recently voted 5-0, with two members abstaining, in favor of a site plan for the project.
Several residents gave their input on the matter during a virtual public hearing, including some neighbors who had been fighting the plans for several years for various reasons.
For Emily Miller, head of the school, said the planning board decision was a huge sigh of relief.
“I founded Hands-On Montessori in 2003 and have been working toward the goal of building a new school building since…